There is absolutely no reason to use this toxic chemical when we can use natural sweeteners such as Stevia!
Aspertame can generate methanol by hydrolysis under acidic conditions. Methanol is converted to formaldehyde in the liver. Formaldehyde is not particularly good for you…
Read more about methanol: http://www.methanol.org/Health-And-Safety/Safe-Handling/Methanol-Health-Effects.aspx
Read more about Formaldehyde: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Formaldehyde
Read more about Stevia (The solution): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stevia
I currenly almost exclusively eat candy, if I eat candy, and I rarely do that, sweetened by Stevia. Especially liquirice which has alot of beneficial health effects such as anti bacterial, anti stomach ulcer etc.